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Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection

One of the nation's great archival collections of New England folksong, folklore, and balladry, the Flanders Ballad Collection was the lifework of Helen Hartness Flanders (1890-1972), of Springfield, Vermont.  Over the course of thirty years, and with the assistance of Marguerite Olney, Flanders gathered and preserved more than 4,800 field recordings of New England folksongs and ballads as sung by native Vermonters and other New Englanders. In May, 1941, she donated the collection to Middl...



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Track 01a : Springfield Mountain - voice performance by John B Wheeler at Burlington (Vt.). Classification #: LAG16. Dated 05-14-1931. Track 01b : Jiffery James and John - voice performance by John B Wheeler at Burlington (Vt.). Dated 05-14-1931. Track 02a : Green Mountain Ranger - fiddle performance by Lucien Girard at Burlington (Vt.). Dated 1931. Track 02b : Champion Quadrille - fiddle performance by Lucien Girard at Burlington (Vt.). Dated 1931. Track 02c : Doll Jig - fiddle performance by...
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This is a digitized archival cassette from the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives. Track 01a : Billy Boy - voice performance by Josiah Kennison at Townshend (Vt.). Dated 1931. Track 01b : Jim Fisk - voice performance by Josiah Kennison at Townshend (Vt.). Classification #: LAF18. Dated 1931. Track 02a : Two Brothers (Twa Brothers) - voice performance by Josiah Kennison at Townshend (Vt.). Classification #: CH049. Dated 04-06-1932....
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Lily of Lake Champlain - voice performance by Naomi Ingalls at Windsor (Vt.). Dated 1931. Track 01b : Green Willow Tree (Sweet Trinity) - voice performance by Naomi Ingalls at Windsor (Vt.). Classification #: CH286. Dated 1931. Track 01c : Green Grows the Laurel - voice...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Slavery Days - voice performance by Elwin Burditt at Springfield (Vt.). Dated 1932. Track 01b : Half Hitch - voice performance by W E Pierce at Northam (Vt.). Classification #: LAN23. Dated 07-14-1932. Track 02c : Half Hitch (c) (Half Hitch) - voice performance by W E Pierce...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Lord Banner (c) (Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard) - voice performance by Elwin Burditt at Springfield (Vt.). Classification #: CH081. Dated 06-14-1931. Track 01b : Tune the Old Cow Died On - voice performance by Elwin Burditt at Springfield (Vt.). Dated 1931. Track 02a : Old...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Miller's Three Sons (Miller's Will) - voice performance by Florence Titus Waters at Brattleboro (Vt.). Classification #: LAQ21. Dated 1931. Track 01b : Round - voice performance by Florence Titus Waters at Brattleboro (Vt.). Dated 1931. Track 02a : Cambric Shirt (Elfin...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Yorkshire Bite (Crafty Farmer) - voice performance by Euclid I Williams at Lower Waterford (Vt.). Classification #: CH283. Dated 1933. Track 01b : Tim Finnegan's Wake (Finnegan's Wake) - voice performance by Euclid I Williams at Lower Waterford (Vt.). Classification #: LAQ17....
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Lovel the Robber (Whiskey in the Jar) - voice performance by George Edwards at Burlington (Vt.). Classification #: LAL13A. Dated 1933. Track 01b : Lover's Quarrel (Fannie Grey) - voice performance by George Edwards at Burlington (Vt.). Dated 1933. Track 01c : London Trooper -...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Gyp's Come Tripping (Gypsy Laddie) - voice performance by Lorenzo Taylor at Putney (Vt.). Classification #: CH200. Dated 10-23-1931. Track 01b : [fragment] Fair Charlotte (Young Charlotte) - voice performance by Carey Goodrich at Putney (Vt.). Classification #: LAG17. Dated...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Suncook Town Tragedy - voice performance by Mabel Wilson Tatro at Springfield (Vt.). Classification #: LAF21. Dated 1930. Track 01b : Two Little Kittens - voice performance by Mabel Wilson Tatro at Springfield (Vt.). Dated 08-24-1930. Track 01c : John Grumlie (Father Grumble)...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Irish Wedding - voice performance by George Churchill at Brandon (Vt.). Dated 1934. Track 01b : [fragment] Hurrah for Old New England - voice performance by George Churchill at Brandon (Vt.). Dated 1934. Track 01c : Lord of Ludderdale - voice performance by Ellen M Sullivan...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : [fragment] Journeyman Tailor (Jolly Young Sailor & the Beautiful Queen) - voice performance by Myra Daniels at E Calais (Vt.). Classification #: LAO13. Dated 1934. Track 01b : There's a Light in the Window - voice performance by Myra Daniels at E Calais (Vt.). Dated 1934....
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Is Love a Pleasure - voice performance by Hattie Wilson at Springfield (Vt.). Dated 03-09-1935. Track 01b : Barbara Allen (Bonny Barbara Allen) - voice performance by Hattie Wilson at Springfield (Vt.). Classification #: CH084. Dated 1935. Track 02a : There Was a Rich Farmer...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : In the Days of '49 - voice performance by Elmer Barton at Quechee (Vt.). Dated 1935. Track 01b : On the Road to Boston (My Love's But a Lassie Yet) - fiddle performance by Elmer Barton at Quechee (Vt.). Dated 1935. Track 01c : Unidentified quadrille - fiddle performance by...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Gay Spanish Maid - recitation performance by John Henry Curtis at Rockingham (Vt.). Classification #: LAK16. Dated 03-18-1939. Track 01b : Florella (Jealous Lover) - voice performance by John Henry Curtis at Rockingham (Vt.). Classification #: LAF01. Dated 1939. Track 02a :...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01 : Johnny Barbour (Willie O Winsbury) - voice performance by Agnes Shepard Torp at Weathersfield (Vt.). Classification #: CH100. Dated 1939. Track 02 : Edward Howland (Peter Amberley) - voice performance by John Henry Curtis at Rockingham (Vt.). Classification #: LAC27. Dated...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : Milwaukee Fire - voice performance by Merritt Earl at Eden (Vt.). Classification #: LAG15. Dated 1939. Track 01b : Alphabet Song (Woodsman's Alphabet) - voice performance by Merritt Earl at Eden (Vt.). Dated 1939. Track 02a : Courtin' in the Kitchen - voice performance by...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01 : Polko's Daughter - voice performance by Earle Buckingham at Belmont (Ma.). Dated 10-15-1939. Track 02a : Lazarum and Divium - voice performance by Earle Buckingham at Belmont (Ma.). Dated 10-15-1939. Track 02b : Nellie Bly - voice performance by Earle Buckingham at Belmont...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01 : Yump in Your Eye (Bung Your Eye) - voice performance by David Linnekin at Springfield (Vt.). Dated 12-16-1938. Track 02a : [fragment] Fi-Lay Fi-Little Fi-Lay (Farmer's Curst Wife) - voice performance by John A Taggart at Greenfield (Ma.). Classification #: CH278. Dated...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01 : Dying Soldier (Soldier's Letter) - voice performance by Alton Irish at Island Falls (Me.). Classification #: LAJ07. Dated 1940. Track 02a : [fragment] Miramichi Fire - voice performance by Jerry Desmond at Island Falls (Me.). Classification #: LAG24. Dated 1940. Track 02b :...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01 : Jimmie Lovely Jimmie - voice performance by Patrick H Dunn at Ellsworth (Me.). Dated 1940. Track 02a : On Lonely Belvidere (Thomas Clifford) - voice performance by Hanford Hayes at Stacyville (Me.). Dated 09-24-1940. Track 02b : Sailor's Grave - voice performance by Hanford...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01a : In London Lived a Merchant - voice performance by Graham Wilson at Cherryfield (Me.). Dated 09-25-1940. Track 01b : Castles in the Air - voice performance by Graham Wilson at Cherryfield (Me.). Dated 1940. Track 01c : [fragment] Unidentified fragment - voice performance by...
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This is a digitized archival cassette in the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, which holds both the audiocassette and the original wax cylinder. Track 01 : Highland Mary - voice performance by Jack McNally at Stacyville (Me.). Dated 09-22-1940. Track 02 : Pat McGuire - voice performance by Jack McNally at Stacyville (Me.). Dated 09-25-1940. Track 03a : Faithful Sailor Boy - voice performance by Jack McNally at Stacyville (Me.)....
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Box 1, Cylinder 1 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (from label): "Steamboat quickstep" "Lamplighter's hornpipe" "Miss McLoud's reel" "Larry O'Gaffe"
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Box 1, Cylinder 10 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Paul Lorette of Manchester Center, VT. Contents (by label): "Lord Randal" "Lincoln Lidy-o" "Erin go Bragh" "Brennan on the moor" "Paper of pins"
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Box 1, Cylinder 11 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Twelve joys of Mary" performed by Carey Goodrich of Putney, VT
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Box 1, Cylinder 12 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Billy boy" performed by Josiah Kennison at Townshend, VT "Jim Fisk" performed by Josiah Kennison at Townshend, VT
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Box 2, Cylinder 13 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Josiah Kennison. Contents (by label): "Two brothers" "Jew's daughter" "Gentleman of Exelter"
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Box 2, Cylinder 14 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning.. Contents (by label): "House carpenter" and "Springfield Mt.", performed by Mrs. Wales of Burlington, VT; "Soldier's joy", "Up and down the grade", and "Carpenter's reel", performed by Lucien Girard of Burlington, VT
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Box 2, Cylinder 15 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Paul Lorette of Manchester Center, VT. Contents (by label): "Butcher boy"; "Three hunters".
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Box 2, Cylinder 16 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Lord James"; "Barbara Allen"; "Capt Wedderburn's courtship"; "Broomfield Hill"; "Mary and her serving man"; "Children in the wood"; "Daily...
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Box 2, Cylinder 17 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Katherine Jaffey"; "Banks of Claudy"; "The mermaid";
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Box 2, Cylinder 18 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Laura Hooker Session of Vergennes, VT. Contents (by label): "Pirate song"; "Minute gun"; "The derby ram"; "Billy boy";
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Box 2, Cylinder 19 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Orlon Merrill of Charlestown, NH. Contents (by label): "Gerry's rock"; "O cruel was my father"; "Harry K. Sawyer"; "The big jeest"; "Patrick Shayen"; "A gay Spanish maid"; "Come down from yon dreary...
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Box 1, Cylinder 2 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Springfield Mountain" performed by John B. Wheeler of Burlington, VT "Jiffery, James, & John" performed by John B. Wheeler of Burlington, VT
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Box 2, Cylinder 20 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Orlon Merrill of Charlestown, NH. Contents (by label): "Lord Banner"; "Lovely Jimmie";
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Box 2, Cylinder 21 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Horatio Luce of South Pomfret, VT. Contents (by label): "Cambric shirt"; "Lovely sailor lad";
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Box 2, Cylinder 22 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Naomi Ingalls of Windsor, VT. Contents (by label): "Lily of Lake Champlain"; "Green willow tree"; "The mermaid"; "Green grows the laurel";
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Box 2, Cylinder 23 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by E. C. Green of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Lass of Mohea"; "King Henry the Fifth's conquest";
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Box 2, Cylinder 24 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs performed by Henrietta Bayley of Newbury, VT. Contents (by label): "Young man who wouldn't hoe corn"; "Old maid's song"; "On Greenland Mountain";
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Box 3, Cylinder 25 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Children in the wood" "James Bird" "Young Charlotte" "Wild cowboy" "Two brave boys in blue"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1973
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Box 3, Cylinder 26 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Lord Bateman" performed by Orlon Merrill of Charlestown, NH "Barbara Allen" performed by Orlon Merrill of Charlestown, NH "Lord Banner" performed by Elwin Burditt of Springfield, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1975
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Box 3, Cylinder 28 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Florence Titus Water of Battleboro, VT, except "Knee trotting song" performed by Margaret White Bent of Westminster, CT. Contents (by label): "Knee trotting song" "Virginal three" "All things (smiling)"...
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1976
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Box 3, Cylinder 29 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Butterfly" performed by Mabel Wilson Tatro of Springfield, VT "When I was single" performed by Mabel Wilson Tatro of Springfield, VT "House carpenter" performed by Orlon Merrill of Charlestown, NH "India's burning sands" performed by...
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Box 1, Cylinder 3 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Green Mountain rangers" performed by Lucien Girard of Burlington, VT "Champion" performed by Lucien Girard of Burlington, VT "Doll jig" performed by Lucien Girard of Burlington, VT "Casey Jones" performed by Lucien Girard of...
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Box 3, Cylinder 30 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Mountains of Pomeroy" performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT "Gerry's rock" performed by Herbert Haley of Northam, VT "Belle of Long Lake" performed by Herbert Haley of Northam, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1978
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Box 3, Cylinder 31 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT, except "Hartford wreck" perfomed by Arthur Allen. Contents (by label): "Hartford wreck" "Lord Randal" "Banks of Claudy" "Pretty Polly" "Babes in the...
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1979
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Box 3, Cylinder 32 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Sing fol-i-di-are" performed by Paul Lorette of Manchester Center, VT "Down in the lowlands" performed by Mrs. Bell "Young Strongbow" performed by Mrs. Bell
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1980
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Box 3, Cylinder 33 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by PERFORMER. Contents (by label): "Springfield Mt." performed by Susan Montague of Woodstock, VT "Mary Blaine" performed by Naomi Ingalls of Windsor, VT "A true story" performed by W. E. Pierce of North Shrewsbury and...
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1981
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Box 3, Cylinder 34 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Half-hitch" performed by W. E. Pierce of North Shrewsbury and Northam, VT "Lord Bateman (frag)" performed by W. E. Pierce of North Shrewsbury and Northam, VT "Sailor boy" performed by W. E. Pierce of North Shrewsbury and Northam, VT "Fair...
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1982
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Box 3, Cylinder 35 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Amy and Cleon Perkins of Rutland, VT. Contents (by label): "Cambric shirt" "Roy Neil" "Anything" "Wisconsin emigrant"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1983
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Box 3, Cylinder 36 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Slavery days" performed by Mrs. Elwin Burditt of Springfield, VT "Half hitch" performed by Mrs. W. E. Pierce of North Shrewsbury and Northam, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 4, Cylinder 37 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Lucien Girard of Burlington, VT. Contents (by label): "Bad ear mule" "Old hoe down" "Wreck of '97" "Devil's dream"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1973
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Box 4, Cylinder 38 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Good old colony times" performed by Cleon Perkins of Rutland, VT "Cap't Wedderburn's courtship" performed by Mrs. Edwin Burditt of Springfield, VT "Baliff's daughter of Islington" performed by Mrs. Edwin Burditt of Springfield, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1974
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Box 4, Cylinder 39 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Dog and gun" performed by Helen Temple Cooke of Wellesley, MA "Poor cutting" "O cruel was my father" performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 1, Cylinder 4 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. . Contents (by label): "Rafferty's reel" performed by John Stewart of Dorset, VT "Morning glory reel" performed by John Stewart of Dorset, VT "McLoud's reel" performed by John Stewart of Dorset, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1975
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Box 4, Cylinder 40 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Tyranny (mass ver)" performed by Mrs. Henry Dennison of Framingham, MA "Perry's victory" performed by Horatio Luce of South Pomfret, VT "Pretty Polly" performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1976
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Box 4, Cylinder 41 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT, except "Wreck of '97" performed by Everett Grover of East Arlington, VT. Contents (by label): "Wreck of '97" "Jamie" "Mary of the wild moor" "Hunting song"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1977
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Box 4, Cylinder 42 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Horatio Luce of South Pomfry, VT. Contents (by label): "Lovely sailor lad" "Old maid's complaint" "Pretty Polly Perkins" "Crying family"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1978
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Box 4, Cylinder 43 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by MR. and Mrs. Edwin Burditt of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Lord Banner" "Tune the old cow died on"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1979
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Box 4, Cylinder 44 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): Performed by Josiah Kennison of Bennington, Searsburg, and Townshend, VT: "The old oak tree" "Jim Fiske" "Little mohee" Performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT: "Pirate Ship" "Captain Neville" "Barney"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1980
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Box 4, Cylinder 45 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "False knight on the road" "Fair Kathleen" "Lakes of Col Finn" "On the banks of the sweet loch"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1981
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Box 4, Cylinder 46 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Orlon Merrill of Charlestown, NH. Contents (by label): "Young Strongbow" "Charming Sally" "Edward Darling" "Henry Orrison" "Old Kelly" "Guy Reed" "Woodsman's alphabet" "Crafty...
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1982
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Box 4, Cylinder 47 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Orlon Merrill of Charlestown, NH. Contents (by label): "Sea song" "Irish mail robber"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1983
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Box 4, Cylinder 48 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "The cherry tree carol" "The frog song" "Fox went one our day"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 49 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Luther O. Weeks of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Hull's victory" "Fisher's hornpipe" "Chase the squirrel" "Speed the plow" "Hornpipe" "California reel"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 1, Cylinder 5 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. Contents (by label): "Johnny the Miller" performed by Catherine Martenis of Putney, VT "Betsey Baker" performed by Catherine Martenis of Putney, VT
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 50 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Luther O. Weeks of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Anthony Rowley" "Durang's hornpipe" "Spamking Jack" "Roy's wife" "Beau of Oak Hill" "French four"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 51 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "A noble lord (Kathleen)"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 52 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Ellen M. Sullivan of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Woodsman's alphabet" "Cherry tree carol" "Twelve joys of Mary" "The cuckoo" "The ship that never returned"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 53 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Luther O. Weeks of Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "White cockade" "Twin sisters" "Lannigan's ball" "Chorus jig" "Portland fancy"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 54 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Florence Titus Waters. Contents (by label): "The miller's three sons" "Round"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 56 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Lillian Mason Morton of St. Albans, VT. Contents (by label): "The cambric shirt" "Swapping song"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 57 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Eugene S. Hall of Ludlow, VT, except "Wilkes Lovell" performed by Mrs. Fred Blodgett of North Springfield, VT. Contents (by label): "Wilkes Lovell" "Old indian lament" "Wife wrapped in wether's skin"
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by Flanders, Helen Hartness, 1890-1972
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Box 5, Cylinder 58 of the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection at Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives, digitized from the original phonograph cylinder using IRENE optical scanning. All songs on this cylinder are performed by Edward B. Horton of Plymouth, VT. Contents (by label): "Brooklyn theater" "Hartford wreck"
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